Matt Denton’s Amazing 3D-Printed Star Wars D-O Droid
Matt Denton has a 5-part series on YouTube of him building a D-O droid from Star Wars.
For the brains, Matt used an Arduino MKR-W1010, MKR Proto Shield, MKR-IMU inertial measurement shield, and MKR motor shield. For the sound board, he employed an Adafruit Audio FX Sound Board. For servos, he used Lynxmotion and Dynamixel.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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